The Crow’s Nest Extended Rooftop Tent by Feldon Shelter is an excellent alternative to the more common ground-based tent – particularly for those who are already using a 4×4 on their adventures.

It weighs just 58 kilograms and can be used on the roof of a variety of vehicles from small hatchbacks to family cars, large 4x4s and of course, Land Rover Defenders.

The Crow’s Nest Extended Rooftop Tent by Feldon Shelter

The team at Feldon Shelter have developed two varieties of rooftop tent, the Crow’s Nest Regular Rooftop Tent and the model you see here – the larger Crow’s Nest Extended Rooftop Tent.

Both designs use 300 gram poly-cotton canvas which is water, mould, and mildew resistant. High-grade 130 gram mosquito mesh is used on all openings to ensure you can sleep without being pestered by the creature with the highest weight-to-annoyance ratio in the world – the mosquito.

Perhaps the single greatest advantage to a rooftop tent is the significant reduction in set up time, the Crow’s Nest just needs to be unfolded – no more hammering pegs, blowing up mattresses, or putting up poles. The ErgoCell high density foam mattress is built-in, and it’s designed so you can leave your sleeping bags and pillows inside when you fold it up and hit the road – further reducing set up and take down time.

The folding base of the tent uses proprietary aluminum honeycomb-cell construction, it’s dent resistant and 5 times stronger than regular roof top tent bases. Internally there’s an all aluminum internal skeleton, marine grade stainless steel hinges, and hardware for longevity – no plastic is used.

Inside the tent you’ll find a series of pockets for storing gear, and underneath theres a dry area with external shoe pockets, a multi purpose cargo net, and a retractable lightweight ladder for entry and exit in all weather conditions.

Feldon Shelter designed the Crow’s Nest Extended Rooftop to be installed in your choice of front opening, side opening, or rear opening. Taller adventurers will be glad to note that the tent is designed to sleep individuals up to 7 ft in height – a rarity in the world of  tents, many of which can struggle to accommodate people over 6 ft.

If you’d like to read more about the tent you can visit the product page .

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